Putnam County Sheriff's Department

Recent Reports From Sheriff McConville

North Carolina Man Arrested for Felony Driving While Intoxicated

Sheriff Kevin J. McConville reports the arrest of a 41-year-old North Carolina man for Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, and numerous traffic infractions.
On March 31st at approximately 1:15 AM, a deputy observed a sedan with expired North Carolina license plates traveling east on Fairfield Drive in the Town of Patterson. The deputy stopped the vehicle on Lake Shore Drive.
The deputy observed open beer bottles inside the vehicle. The driver displayed several signs of intoxication and failed a Standardized Field Sobriety Test.
The man was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. The charge was elevated to a felony, due to a previous DWI conviction within 10 years.
The defendant was processed at the Putnam County Correctional Facility before being arraigned in the Town of Patterson Justice Court. He was released on his own recognizance


Thefts From Unlocked Vehicles in Putnam Valley

On March 30th, deputies responded to several homes in the Lake Peekskill area to take reports of thefts from parked vehicles.
Investigation revealed that cash and valuables had been stolen from numerous parked vehicles on Lake Drive, Williams Street, and Argyle Street. The vehicles had been left unlocked.
The thefts are being investigated. The Sheriff’s Office reminds local residents to secure personal property and keep car doors locked whenever possible.


Putnam Valley Man Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated

On March 29th, a deputy arrested a 26-year-old Putnam Valley man for Driving While Intoxicated and numerous traffic infractions.
At approximately 1:45 AM, a deputy was traveling eastbound on Fair Street in the Town of Carmel. The deputy observed an approaching vehicle fail to dim the high-beam headlights. The deputy stopped the vehicle on Route 301 near Gypsy Trail Road.
The vehicle’s driver displayed several signs of intoxication and failed a Standardized Field Sobriety Test.
The man was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, processed at the Putnam County Correctional Facility, and released on his own recognizance pending an April 12th arraignment in the Town of Carmel Justice Court.


Sheriff’s K-9 Helps Carmel Police Locate Man-in-Crisis

On March 27th, a Sheriff’s Office K-9 team tracked and located a suicidal man in the Town of Carmel.
At approximately 10:00 PM, the Sheriff’s Office received a request for assistance from the Town of Carmel Police Department. Carmel officers were attempting to locate a man who had made several threats to harm himself.
Carmel Police found the man’s vehicle abandoned near the intersection of Belden Road and Route 301.
A deputy and bloodhound-partner responded to the area to assist. They began a track at the vehicle and followed the man’s scent along Route 301. He was located a short distance away, concealed behind a rock wall.
The man was turned over to officers from the Carmel Police Department, without incident.


Deputies Respond to Local Residence to Take a Report, Arrest the Caller on an Outstanding Warrant

On March 22nd, deputies arrested a Brewster man, wanted for domestic-related crimes in Danbury, Connecticut.
At approximately 8 PM, deputies were called to a home in the Town of Southeast to a take a report of a past domestic dispute. Investigation revealed that the complainant, a 57-year-old Brewster man, was wanted by the Danbury (CT) Police Department on charges stemming from another domestic-dispute two days earlier.
The man was taken into custody without incident and held at the Putnam County Correctional Facility, awaiting an extradition hearing.

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